December 31, 2013 / 10:50 AM / 4 years ago

South Sudan rebel leader Machar ready for peace talks - BBC

NAIROBI, Dec 31 (Reuters) - South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar is ready to enter peace talks with the Juba government and is sending a three-person delegation to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, the BBC reported Machar as saying on Tuesday.

Rebels have seized control of parts of the strategically key town of Bor as a deadline set by the country's neighbours for an end to hostilities and peace talks neared. (Reporting by Richard Lough and Drazen Jorgic; editing by Patrick Graham)

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